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Finding Aid: Wallace Neff Archives: Specifications for Private Homes

Brief List of Specifications

Wallach Neff Architect AIA

5927 Franklin Ave, Hollywood, CA

Office copies of specifications housed in binders.

1.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gilbert, Heather Road (runs west from Coldwater Canyon), Los Angeles, California.  November 1961.

2.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. James W. Hughes, Eureka Drive at Wrightwood Drive, lot 24 tract no. 20068, Los Angeles County.  December 1956.

3.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Willard W. Keith, lot 19 tract no. 15008, Beverly Hills, California.  May 1956.

4.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Allen, 110 North Rockingham Avenue, West Los Angeles.  July 1967. [handwritten note says: Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Straus, Marina Drive, Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara.  July 1969.]

5.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hummel.  Property consists of 5 acres between Green Tree Land and Holcomb Lane Parcel “D” Hill Tract in E ½ Sec. 12, T18N R19E. M. D. B. I. M. Washoe County Nevada.  May 1962.

6.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Hutchins, 1000 Romero Canon Road, Montecito, California.  April 1959.

7.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Harpo Marx, Palm Springs, California. July 1956.

8.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Dr. and Mrs. Henry E. Singleton, 384 Delfern Drive at Faring Road, Holmby Hills, California.  June 1969.

9.     General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mrs. Louise G. Hahn, Lot no. 2, Tract 25129, City of Beverly Hills, California.  July 1960.

10.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a pool house for E. H. Bechtel, Santa Barbara, California. April 1973.

11.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. John A. Woodward, 200 S. Hudson Street, Los Angeles, California.  November 1956.  [handwritten note says: Anna S. Bing, Shadow Hill Way, Beverly Hills, California.  April 1957]

12.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Dr. and Mrs. John S. Haigh, San Marino, California.  May 1957. [handwritten note says: Zeppo Marx, Lot no. 51 tract no. 21360, Trousdale Estates, Beverly Hills, California. August 1957]

13.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Gummo Marx, 37-661 Golf Circle, Palm Desert, California.  July 1966.

14.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Samuel B. Gerry, Robert Lane, Lot #10, tract #21360, Beverly Hills, California.  October 1958.

15.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Dr. and Mrs. Burton L. Fletcher, 11100 Chalon Road, Los Angeles.  October 1962.

16.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. John A. Woodward, 200 S. Hudson Street, Los Angeles, California.  November 1956. [handwritten note says: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hayden, Robert Lane, lot #6 tract #21360, Beverly Hills, California.  January 1957.]

17.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hayden, Robert Lane, lot #6 tract #21360, Beverly Hills, California.  January 1957. [handwritten note says: Dr. and Mrs. John S. Haigh, San Marino, California.  May 1957]

18.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Gummo Marx, Marilyn Drive, Beverly Hills, Calfironia.  December 1955. [handwritten note says: 37-661 Golf Circle, Palm Desert, California.  July 1966]

19.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Homer Samuels, Rancho Santa Fe. November 1947.

20.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for John C. Elliott.  July 27, 1967.

21.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Howard G. Wilson, Olney Way, Los Angeles, California.  June 1967.

22.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. John C. Elliott, parcel no. 10 lot 16, Hanahuli Subdivision of Lot B, Hawaii.  August 23, 1967.

22-A Also includes specifications listed under the name George J. de Mattos, Architect, January 1968.

23.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Groucho Marx, lot no. 57 – Hillcrest Road, Trousdale Estates, Beverly Hills, California.  June 1, 1956.

24.  Plumbing specifications for Mrs. Singleton’s bath, Dr. and Mrs. Singleton.

25.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. George B. Miller, lot 26 unit no. 2, Smoke Tree Ranch, Palm Springs, California.  August 1956.

26.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Ralph J. Chandler, Rossmore Avenue, Lot #8 tract 3668, M. B. 40 – P. 67, City of Los Angeles.  September 1960.

27.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hahn, parcel B, tract 8702, 72 Los Altos Drive, Pasadena, California. January 1968.

27-A Taylor and Gaines, Structural Engineers.

28.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence and garage for Anna Bing, Shadow Hill Way, Beverly Hills, California. April 1957.

29.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Roy Eaton, Lot 553A, La Cumbra Estates, Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara, California.  August 1962.

30.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Dr. and Mrs. Francis E. Browne, 811 Strada Vecchia Road, Bel Air, California.  October 1957.

31.  General specifications of labor to be performed and materials to be furnished in the construction of a residence for Zeppo Marx, Lot no. 51 tract no. 21360, Trousdale Estates, Beverly Hills, California.  August 1957.

32.  Airform Construction.  General information, instructions and typical specifications.  June 1976.

33.  Report on structural condition of 3 residences:  Mrs. Madeline F. Boyer, owner; Mrs. Nora Forthman, owner; Miss Anne Forthman, owner.  Broadbeach Road, Trancas, California.  General Engineering Services Co., George J. Fosdyke, structural engineer, 459 S. Bixel Street, Los Angeles and The Frank T. Howard Co., Frank T. Howard, general contractor, P. O. Box 109, Glendale.  November 1952.

34.  Drawing of domed structures, labeled Wallace Neff, Architect, June 1934.

 

[inventoried 2/2011 by Ruth Wallach]